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SFGTV2
Jan 17, 2013 10:00pm PST
ago, i like all of you started a company. i started in i-ti a technology company in the 1.0 world. it was a company that created technology to connect citizens better with government * . i ran it for almost nine years. and when i was elected to office four years ago, i was unfortunately more surprised than i wanted to be about how far behind san francisco government was. this was very 2008, 2009. with you i'm really proud of the leaps and bounds we have taken as a city * . i was proud in 2010 to help move forward legislation to really bring together city departments to work in a coordinated way with our committee on information technology. to help create a chief information officer position for the city. i was also proud to work with then mayor newsome in passing the first generation of open data legislation that we have. but as our civil grand jury in june pointed out, our i-t in san francisco is still in need of a culture shock. and this is where all of us come in today. we have 200 data sets that have already been put out there, but by and large the data sets put out by city go
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
and big week for technology and apple. >> technology is really interesting. as a whole it's trading well and trading like some of the better acting sectors in the s&p 500 approaching five-year highs. when you think about the action today, what we saw today, financials continue to run on very good earnings. we saw some industrial stocks well off their 52 highs reacting well to the chinese gdp number. to me there's a really interesting set-up as we approach next week's tech earnings that we have things that haven't gotten back to those highs acting very well. >> i think one of the paints you were making with financials doing well, they haven't gotten close to where they were when the market was at these levels before. there were three things i thought were interesting. what do ann taylor and intel and chipotle have in common? narrowing margins, intel increased cap backs and ann taylor was talked about excessive discounting narrowing their margins. we have just seen expectations of ever widening corporate margins and this earnings season is far from over. completely unrelated names and mayb
SFGTV
Jan 17, 2013 11:30pm PST
residents in the city's growing technology sector. supervisor farrell mention the city as a partner in the effort.one of the commitments it was unheard of by many of the tech companies, the same with tax exclusion that we also did on stock compensation was that tech companies were committed on working with the city of san francisco on hiring residents from many neighborhoods that don't have access to the growing technology sector whether it is the mission, tenderloin, south of market and western addition; and happy to have cosponsors breed, cohen, avalos - to see what it is that we can do to partner with our private tech sector to ensure that we are opening up and creating a pipeline of jobs whether it is for our students born and raised in san francisco who might not get the type of education to be competitive for these jobs; whether it is adults that i found themselves unemployed in an economy not doing well but need additional training for these jobs. what is it that we can do to partner with the mayor's office in our tech companies to develop programs that would address thre
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm EST
was the flow at the end of the day, and would you go into next week holding technology? is that another weak spot, do you think, next week as stephanie just pointed out that a lot of industrial names, the real economy stories, are going to start driving things? >> well, maybe. they were buying beamary little bit and beamer reports next week, too. you can't turn your head for a minute in this market. washington puts out a little blush they will start cooperating with each other, that seems to be a little bit of a catalyst. kind of gave us anni impetus foa bust. if you go back two years, 2011, bump early in the year and the markets sold of held and then sold off. last year it looked like it might follow that same pattern, and then it didn't. it continued to rally into the close. so you almost have a january effect, a bit of a performance. starting early and people getting involved right away. involve picked up today. an expiration that accounted for some of it. money flow looks like it's coming in. seeing on the institutional side and no reason why you wouldn't be involved. if you try to buy t
SFGTV
Jan 18, 2013 10:30am PST
a lot of panels up there already but doesn't fill all the roof tops and there is new technology coming out all the time. we have been challenged in the solar technology arena because traditional technology has heavy weight technology that always challenged the integrity of roof tops, and moscone is the one we found and let that be for one of these companies and light ultralight technology and use, cheaper way of getting solar out there and we're going to allow them to demonstrate their product on top of our mos connie roof and that is an example we're doing in utilizing all of the agency's cooperations and make sure the start ups can use real testing sites in the city. that is thanks to the hardand kelly and the manager at puc and barbara hale and the second thing we're going to do is take a page out of what we're doing with clean tech and biotech life sciences. you see what mission bay is doing. they have for the last ten years building up a ecosystem of pharmaceutical companies and san francisco medical center and integrated around with the research teams to form a very strong res
SFGTV2
Jan 17, 2013 9:30pm PST
are right behind me. to some of the leading technology companies in the valley. we have companies that raise anywhere from a thousand dollars to $25 million that have sort of been housed with us. some of the coolest things that have happened at the hatchery two people sitting next to each other working on the same app for six months decided to merge and raise a million dollars for their company. so, collaborative consumption is something we truly believe in and having spent a couple of years working with the likes of jane, brian, tina lee and a bunch of other people who have been sort of working on this open data problem, it's been sort of exciting to sort of see it come to fruition today and see sort of the progress that they've made. so, for me this is sort of -- it's been fun to sort of watch this team of people come together and do what they do and make san francisco a 21st century city. so, you know, it's an honor to welcome the mayor back to the hatchery, the new hatchery. we invite you, supervisor chiu, to our monthly infamous happy hours where bourbon and branch caters to meet with o
SFGTV2
Jan 17, 2013 7:30pm PST
technologies, but they're things that are enough proven you should take a bit of a risk and you should show others it can be done. >> we're showing the world, suddenly had wind turbines which they didn't have before. so, our team realizing that time would change, and realizing where the opportunities were today, we said, you know what, we started out as really something to control wind as an asset, when you combine today's technology becomes something entirely different. >> wind turbines in an urban environment is a relatively new concept. there are a few buildings in other major cities where they have installed wind turbines on the roof. and wind turbines in buildings are effective. >> the discussion was do we do that or not? and the answer was, of course. if they're not perfect yet, they're building a building that will last 100 years. in 100 years someone is going to perfect wind efficient turbines. if these aren't right, we'll replace them. we have time to do that. >> the building that's two renewable energy generations. wind turbines located on the north facade. two different levels of
SFGTV2
Jan 18, 2013 11:00am PST
to the experience of a woman like maria montessori. the third principle is innovation and technology. when i say italy everybody will think of the arts and music. they don't think of technology yet we want to persuade you there are lots of things to be discovered. i was working in the world of energy and there i think we have taken enormous steps in the direction of a modern sustainable green economy, what we call now distributed generations of people producing and consuming energy. this is happening at an incredible pace in california and i know california like this is and we want to connect with california. some of the events will require the supports of the leaders that are here present, the leaders of the italian american associations. i am very proud to say that all of the leaders of the italian american associations are gathered today, mr. mayor, and senator assembly man and board of supervisors is here to celebrate with us and ramona blackwell who with the committee of the italians abroad and elected body and we will need your support and it's not just top down but bottom up. we're
FOX News
Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
they will actually ever going to get all the answers. >> rick: technology phenomenon known as catfishing. what is that and how is that tied in, craig? >> catfishing is what they believe happened, the term catfish means someone -- a habit of establishing a relationship with someone online. usually involves a false identity. we got a clip from the mtv show catfish in which a young man goes to meet someone he has been chatting with online. he he thinks he is about to meet a young blonde woman named amanda miller. >> i'm tyler aden. >> all right. i'm amanda miller. >> you are amanda miller? >> yes, i am. >> the amanda miller. >> i owe you an apology. i'm really sorry. >> >> cat fishing, bill, as you might imagine is something that happens quite frequently. people can assume nil kind of identity they want and put it out there. and that is exactly what the university says happened to manti te'o. thank you for reporting from campus south bend, indiana tonight. manti te'o was silent tonight. lance armstrong has suffered another set back. just when you thought he had no more to lose. he has lost someth
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 5:00am EST
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ABC
Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
smart phone jhñ new and a look at technology that could guarantee you'll never take >>> we're learning more now about the home invasion murder of a healthy south bay businessman. >> and the threat that binds them altogether. >> vic lee is in thex0dt newsrm with more on that. vic? >> the story reportedly involves gangs, prostitution and an unsafeory relationship between one suspect and the murder victim. all of the documents in the case have been sealed by a santa clara county judge. and the prosecution, they're not talking. we are learn more through our sources and published reports. millionaire businessman was murdered in the home invasion robbery, found dead inside of his mansion. police still aren't saying how he was killed but three men and a woman have been arrested in connection with the murder. a 26-year-old lucas anderson, javier garcia and deangelo charged with accessory to the murder, deangelo report lid a member of an oakland street gang called money team tied into drugs and home invasions. javier garcia said to be a member of a west oakland gang called ghostown. two years
PBS
Jan 17, 2013 4:30pm PST
and other mechanical systems with next-generation technology that runs on electricity. >> you've got generators on board the aircraft that are powering the systems directly with electricity. that, of course, means a lot more juice is flowing through the plane. it also means you need more powerful batteries as backup systems. >> reporter: investigators from the federal aviation administration and national transportation safety board are working with their counterparts in japan to try to determine whether a manufacturing defect caused the battery in an all nippon airways 787 to burn up. if that proves to be the case, boeing may find the fix is straight forward. but if the problem is the lithium battery technology itself, boeing faces a more difficult engineering challenge. >> lithium ion batteries have a lot of power and of course there are many types of batteries out there and hopefully a substitute can be found, but nothing is absolutely set in stone at this point. >> reporter: boeing might be able to design a container to prevent or protect fires caused by the lithium batteries. but
SFGTV2
Jan 17, 2013 6:30pm PST
exhausted. it might get exhausted quicker than ten years with cell phone technology and what not. so i'm kind of thinking it would be better to deal with it now and not have to deal with it later. and the overlay sounds very fair to me, because people who have their numbers can keep them. and that is my initial reaction to anyway. it's fair in that everybody will have a ten-digit dialing plan. so you will have a long distance call whether you are in either area. that is any initial reaction anyway. >> commissioner dooley? >> we discussed the idea that in san francisco retained the 4 15, we were acknowledging it would run out. but what we would prefer is to therefore have a new area code assigned exclusively to san francisco at that time. that is one thing that we had felt might work well. because we have such a strong identity as a city and county of san francisco, this might be a good time to move that forward. that idea we would retain 415 and add our own overlay >> commissioner dwight? >> so we discussed this at length and i think i agree with you that the overlay, just a stra
CNBC
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm EST
't be better? >> we decided to sell the boeing. couldn't say the headline risks. technology is doing swimmingly. united technologies, honeywell, all make a lot of sense. i bless the trade and the investment because it's a multiyear cycle. jake in new york. jake? jake? hit me! >> caller: jim cramer, how are you doing today? >> couldn't be better. how about you? >> caller: i'm doing pretty good. i'm calling about panera bread today. i hopped on the stock's bandwagon and i think it has fabulous growth potential. but in light of yesterday's news from chipotle that food costs are rising, do you think the growth is sustainable and whether this stock is a buy in 2013? >> let's distinguish that. chipotle was expensive stock. both are expensive on price per earrings basis but not on growth basis. paer in ra said repeatedly there's very little inflation pressure on their particular products. right now, both up a lot. but panera is less expensive with chipotle with a better growth path. so there you go. joey in florida. joey. >> caller: hey, jim. what are your thoughts on usac? it's been underperforming s
FOX Business
Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
people to investing in energy. a lot of this, the idea was the subsidies would get the technology up and running in that it would be able to compete well, the subsidies have been there. some of the merc is appearing, some expired. when the subsidies disappeared, most of these technologies, almost all that -- none of them can compete with things like coralline gas and coal. gerri: that tells you -- >> the subsidy money was wasted and that if we let these things compete in the free-market the wind and solar and some of these other green technologies are not worthwhile. we are just -- the taxpayers are wasting money on ratepayers. gerri: i'm happy to have great energy developed in this country of all kinds. please, go do it. keep my taxpayer dollars out of it. that's what i said. >> and i think a bipartisan approach to this could be -- there are subsidies out there for welland : natural-gas. let's remove those and stop these green energy subsidies. it might be that on a local, regional level something like ethanol might make sense in iowa. wind might make sense if you have something goi
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm EST
technologies but in particular you're going to get an early read on consumer discretionary which i view as highly important to further appreciation in the s&p. you get that from coach in the middle of the week. to me that is one of the names i will be watching. >> give me a look at the wall of the companies reporting. let's go through sectors and some of these names. you have nachls like google on the wall and ibm. there are the tech plays you'll have to watch especially closely, right? >> yeah. and in fact ibm is my tech play. it is my earnings play next week. i think ibm, because this last quarter, when ibm fell right after those earnings and it tested down to the levels where it is now. it did hold at 180 but then it did break down because of the fiscal cliff and all the rest. it did break down through 190. came back up. it's 193ish or so. i think good earnings report next week carries them through 200 on the ibm. >> finally a technology earnings call right. >> hold on. >> apple next week. mcdonald's next week. i'm looking over at the wall. 3m next week. honeywell next week. pg&e. yo
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 3:00pm EST
at the moment at 3127 and technology among the groups suffering today. the s&p, again, here we go again. any positive close for the standard & poor's 500 would be another five and a half year high for the s&p. let's take a closer look at the markets in today's closing bell exchange with our guests. andres, you and i were talking about the markets earlier. what do you think? getting ahead of ourselves with the rallies we've had so far this year. >> earnings matter, and we're in earnings season. to a certain extent we might see some consolidation in the short term. if we look at valuations, still looks attractive or trading 13 times future earnings, 12 months ahead. the average has been 15 in the last ten years. >> right. >> so valuation for the medium term and long term still looks attractive but i would say in the short term we could see consolidation. >> peter, what do you make of the earnings that have come out so far? we made much of the bank earnings which for the most part were very good. other sectors are at 52-week highs right now. housing, airlines, what do you make of what we're hea
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
's a culture of a desire for certainty in a world that is increasingly global, technological, physically connected, and ambiguous in the way that -- we want to know, we just want to know something, right? >> i will say one more thing without getting too much into a rant. there was some big changes that went on at nih over the course of the bush, the second bush administration, that i think in the end created some of this problem. nih is an organization, please were scientists and biologists go get funding. the wait is typically done was about 25,000 proposals a year would come in, and it was a huge marketplace of ideas. 25,000 people would write their best ideas down, then they would be renewed by panels of a scientist who would place them in some priority order and find something like 15-20% of it, something like that. the bush administration didn't cut the funding any particular way but they changed the way it operated. they came up with this thing called a road map. that was a disaster. this roadmap was how will we make scientist serve a purpose, not just idle curiosity driven stuff l
SFGTV2
Jan 18, 2013 2:30pm PST
, even in the face of all these technology companies that are coming here and helping us uplift our economy, even within that success, you hear me talking about the people who aren't getting those jobs, the people who are making decisions everyday in our streets, in our community, and i will not be mincing words -- it is in the bay view. in in the visitation valley. it is in the mission where their dispute resolution is at the end of a gun and this is the way they're talking. this is the way they're dealing with each other and then with anybody who attempts to interfere with that. you have heard me say even with the success of all of our departments and everything that they're doing i can't give a job to a dead youth no matter what we do, and so i can have the best training programs. i can have a high number of jobs available. eric mcdonald and i can create 10,000 jobs in the summer, but if our youth are resolving their differences with the point of a gun or the end of a knife those jobs are never going to be available to them. how do we interrupt that violence? i cannot put i
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 5:30am EST
that's made without eggs or the virus. the shot was created with the dna technology and an insect virus. >>> and bands will match down the street in baltimore for the mlk day parade. it starts at noon and at martin luther king boulevard and utah street. a former harlem globe trotter will be this year's grand marshall. >>> we're not done with football season yet. we're thinking about baseball. it is hard to believe that the fans are invited to come out to fan fest at the convention center. and it goes from 11 in the morning until 6 at night. can you meet current and former players and attend clippings with the o's manager. so something to mind that's going on. if you want to get tickets to the game this season can you starting tomorrow. >>> and we have that going on inside. a lot of people will be outside getting ready for the game on sunday. >> or leading up to the game. what is happening in new england. we're dealing with cold temperatures. 33 not so bad. look at the wind gusts 367895 miles an hour. we're talking about we'll feel like in the 20s and the teens. and bundle up and in laye
FOX Business
Jan 18, 2013 12:00am EST
. seriously. >> i did not vote for it. john: you could navigate the regulations if you are a technology company. >> you hire lawyers and compliance experts to navigate through the bureaucratic maze. to build a strip of just to get permission to break ground it may take between four and five months in texas it could take between four and five years in california. that drives up the cost of housing and business with complexes and factories in california. john: from the outside it is obvious. one works and not as well but the politicians are not faced? >> you have a home field advantage in california that it is a nice place to live along the coast. especially if you're in the highlight industry. everywhere else is desperation, poverty and population running away. the coast can have incredible wealth dynamism but the state has a hard time when. >> another issue that comes into play california is not right to work they have powerful unions, government unions. there is no counterpart in texas. people are free to have associations and unions to spend millions of dollars to promote bigger gover
LINKTV
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm PST
technologically advanced plane to date and that technology is not completely working. in boston, a week and a half ago the plane had battery problems on the ground and was grounded. then in japan on thursday within of those dream liners were in the air and the battery began smoking and emitting a corrosive substance and the plane landed and everybody had to be evacuated on the inflatable slide. this is a serious problem for boeing because it's the battery technology that's the innovation on those planes. those batteries replaced the hydraulics that operate many of the functions and make the plane lighter and lighter planes are cheaper to fly because they use less fuel. the number of countries around the world grounded airplanes, all 50 planes that have been deployed are no longer operating as they try to figure out the battery problems. however, compensation will be seeked. while those planes are not flying. >> lance armstrong will hear with talk show host oprah winfrey. it's believed the tour de france winner will admit to taking drugs. raoul, the interview of the world is waiting for. what are w
SFGTV2
Jan 17, 2013 10:30pm PST
initiative launched by then the hhs health and human services chief technology officer todd park, we sought to have a health data palooza proceeded by health data jambs or modeling sessions, jams sounded more fun, we can invite entrepreneurs in and see what can be done and created real products within a few months. that is being rolled out at education, energy, treasury, u.s. aid, other agencies as well. these programs are celebrating the use of open data and hopefully will provide some additional support. i think there are even folks here who have been part of these events. we're excited for that continued support and hope you can all join this initiative in the neutral. -- future. >> so, earlier you were talking a little about kind of how san francisco came in in terms of actually ading the officer. more broadly how do you think san francisco compares and what are some of the other cities that are doing really well in terms of open data? >> i should be clear. when san francisco is third, we have a pact. i'll add to that actually. what's great in san francisco is there is not ju
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
%. >> leverage is lower, the risk is lower. it's just kind of a -- it's going toward a united technologies -- >> still, it would be the fifth largest bank by assets in the world, 50,000 employees. it's still not as small a piece of the business that they would eventually like it to be. >> it's much pr run, takes much less risk. this stuff's expensive. >> yeah. >> the order backlog, 210 billion. >> didn't you love that? >> up sequentially from the third quarter by about 7 billion. couple that with the gdp out of china, people are beginning to wonder if the industrial play in the fourth quarter is true. >> it's clearly turning in china. electricity usage. pmi, chinese numbers -- it really is an interesting moment. i think the electricity can't be phony. there's a couple -- just the words, he's talking about great momentum. this is a different kind of talk than we've had in a long time. >> he said there was an investment pause in the fourth quarter amongst corporate customers, presumably the fiscal cliff and the uncertainty is going to be under the year that took its toll. now going into 2013
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 4:00am EST
. elsewhere, a rebound in technology shares in financials sent south korea's kospi higher by .7%. and down under, solid china data helped the aussie market close at a 20-month high. rio at this pointo shares jumped after appointing a new ceo. back to you. >> sixuan, thank you very much for that. interesting to see that increase in rio shares. yesterday, ross pointed out that it was really a corporate story driven market. today, there's a few more macro concerns but for the most part we're seeing major indexes in europe higher. the xetra dax just ticked lower. i want to show the ibex here, adding about 1.06% today. we did learn that bad loans in banks rose in december up from what was expected. that was 11.4% in november versus 11.2% in october. so an increase there in what we know was not a great month for the european economy. the ftse 100 over here up by about 0.2%. take a look at the bond wall of just what kind of trade we're seeing more broadly. interestingly, spain and the uk are seeing their prices down, yields up a bit. italy, though, for the ten-year rallying a little bit to 4.17%.
FOX News
Jan 18, 2013 1:00pm PST
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CBS
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
for that same technology inside stores. >> what you're able to do from a clothing perspective is put together an outfit to see how everything looks together while you're right there in the store. so you might start with a particular shirt, match it with a particular pair of jeans. >> reporter: the national retail federation show in new york showcased a number of practical uses like this touch screen display for large appliance retailers. this highlights prices, features and more without the items physically being in the store. this touch screen pepsi machine can give consumers nutritional details before they make a selection. >> they're really catering that demographic where they know that almost every person has smartphone and it's going to be part of the way you live your life. >> reporter: intel partnered with a number of major brands and says it's not just about the cool factor. it's about giving something extra to the consumer. >> that's one of the things we are working with retailers saying not just the technology problem to solve, but what's the business problem you want to solve and
FOX Business
Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm EST
performing sectors while technology was the only sector ending the day lower. and oil ending the week in the green after the international energy agency raised its global oil demand forecast for the whole year. crude's settling the week up 2.1% at $95.56 a barrel and consumer confidence falling for the second month in a row, dropping to its lowest level in one year. the overall index declined to 71.3 from 72.9 in november. liz? liz: we've got a trader in the pits of the cme and our market panel, chief investment officer at global financial and also janney capital markets technical research director is joining us. let's talk about how most of the session was a very quiet tentative day and suddenly the dow and s&p took off. to what do you attribute that? >> it was an interesting day. we built off of yesterday's economic data which was very supportive. today was a little bit weaker. it was the earnings. it was mainly morgan stanley and a lot of traders were kind of waking up to that news as the day went on. we pushed up and you've seen a lot of talk about equities hitting five year highs
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 5:00am PST
doing the lesson to meet a federal requirement to receive funding for more classroom technology. >>> just about 5:02 now. surfs up this weekend at half moon bay. the famed mavericks surf competition takes place this weekend bringing some of the best surfers in the entire world. "today in the bay's" christie smith is live at ocean beach where a storm surge is expected to kick up some very big waves come sunday. christie, be careful out there. >> reporter: thank you very much. good morning to you, marla. after two winters without an event, the mavericks surf invitational is finally back. they are expecting some big waves to come toward half moon bay. when i say big, they are talking 30 to 40-foot waves coming in off the coast there which means 24 big wave surfers from around the world are on the way here. a five-man committee made the decision earlier this week. we spoke with director jeff clark. five of the surfers involved will be riding a special surfboard that he designed this time to be much faster. with thousands of people expected in half moon bay, the locals are making pla
PBS
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
energies. >> translator: japan has advanced technology which should be put to good use. there are also business opportunities. not only the private sector but the government has to be involved with strengthening ties with the uae. >> reporter: another leading oil producer saudi arabia is facing a similar situation. a group last year released a report that says that the gulf nation could become an all important country by 2030. >>> weavers in kyoto have passed down their techniques for more than 500 years. but fashions have changed and fewer people are buying their textiles. so some craftsmen are trying out some radical new approaches. >> reporter: making the cloth is an intricate process. the finished weave is a work of art with colored threads including gold or silver. in the last ten years, however, the number of workshops has halved. so some weavers are shipping to products other than traditional kimono. weaving the high-tech material cotton fiber is also used in airplanes. carbon fiber is extremely light and strong, but it can also be brittle. so it has been thought unsuitable for
SFGTV
Jan 17, 2013 4:30pm PST
modernizing the department. it's technology -- a lot of different changes that needed to happen but were not happening until he came in and start of the department on the right path. it is critical that whoever the next chief of police is continue that modernization of the department. it will have benefits citywide. in my district, we have public safety challenges. the district is often viewed as a "safe district." we do have violence. we had a bunch of violence around delores park last year. there have been robberies in glen park and parts of the valley. there have been shootings in diamond heights. one of the challenges is making sure that the police department understands that even though we may not have the same crime levels as some neighborhoods, we still need attention from the police department. >> let's talk about the city's economic development. are we on the right track? what would you like to change about the approach to developing the economy? >> we are getting better. the city as got more proactive about attracting businesses and new industries and providing incentives for t
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm EST
. the new technology offers the potential for faster startup of the vaccine manufacturing process in the event of a pandemic. if you take public transportation into baltimore- d.c. every day, or one of many people for going eckhardt. -- you are one of many people for going a car. people walking to and from public transportation increased from nearly a third from 2001 to 2009. this influences the number of physical activity receive. 800,000 people will descend on an asian's capital for president --ma's second inauguration the nation's capital for president obama's second inauguration. >> folks here in d.c. will watch all the inaugural action from different spots around the city. museums and hotels are opening their doors to people who want to get out of the cold and get a bird's eye view of the parade route. it will not be quite as big as 2009. 1.8 million people attended the president's first inauguration, the biggest crowd in history. tourism officials say it still may rank in the top five most visited inauguration's ever. >> coming up next, pick-3 and pick-4 numbers. we will get
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm EST
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ABC
Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
and the engine was burning. nasa is scheduled to use the same battery technology on the international space station in 2017. but the agency says their battery design is different and no changes to the contract have been made. >> delta is about to add a spending rirme to their frequent flyer program. starting next year they will require a minute null of $2,500 in ticket purchase for the year. as a result some passengers may get bummed to a lower rate or bumped out to the program. >> a vote will be held next week that will allow the country to borrow more money. it will give the government another three months of borrowing authority. otherwise, the government will not be able to pay its bills. the white house says they are encouraged by the move. >> the d.c. taxicab want to be able to accept credit cards. if the measures are approved riders can use credit cards or debit cards. >> now to the flu outbreak. a short time ago we learned a child died in maryland from flu-related issues. today, the center of disease control revealed the number of older people hosp
PBS
Jan 17, 2013 5:30pm PST
. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. a... >>hisrogram was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: algeria's state news agency now says special forces have completed a mission to rescue dozens of foreign hostages, including some americans. they'd been held by militants tied to al-qaeda. but there are wildly varying accounts of how many got out alive, and how many were killed. >> because of the fluidity and the fact that there is a lot of planning going on, i cannot give you any further details at this time about the current situation on the ground. >> brown: even this afternoon, as secretary of state hillary clinton suggested, the situation in algeria remained confused. the focus was this natural gas compound in the sahara desert seen here in footage from last month. the vast, natural gas facility at in amenas is owned in
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 1:00pm EST
of applications. washington post technology reporter that has been covering this angle of the story. craig, good afternoon. these batteries are used in cell phones, model aircraft, automobiles. they are lighter, more powerful, easier to recharge. but it is not as if we have not known that they are prone to precisely the kinds of malfunctions that we seering on the 787s, is it? >> that's right. these things are -- they are literally everywhere in our lives. they make $4 billion lithium ion cells every year now and so, you know, i think the surprising thing is that we have a major aircraft that had a malfunction but all sort of low level malfunctions have been happening for years. it just hasn't reached the critical mass. >> is there something intrinsic to the science of lithium ion batteries that make them more prone to these kinds of catastrophic failures? >> absolutely. they are very small and very powerful. even the big batteries are a bunch of small batteries put together. if you get damage or defect, they put up a lot of energy quickly. >> is it smart to use them in something as complex and
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